things such as suicide, substance abuse, marital relationship discord, and divorce rate. all of this requires changes, despite dod budget cutbacks and upcoming elections. that is why we are here today, to see what it working, what recommendations we can make for the troops and their families, and what commanders, leaders, policymakers, and communities can do to make the transition seamless. since i am a reporter, i am all about news you can use. on this panel, we have hand- selected amazing folks, each an expert in the runway on different angles of reintegration within the military and the civilian world. i am going to bounce around a little bit. out of courtesy, i like to start with our wounded warriors.